Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 23, 2023||
referred to education
Assembly Bill A2162
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A2162 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Education
- Law Section:
- New York City Administrative Code
- Laws Affected:
- Add §21-974.1, NYC Ad Cd
- Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
2023-A2162 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires the New York city department of education to create more gifted and talented programs and classes in all school districts with elementary kindergarten through fifth grade and intermediate sixth through eighth grade with four or more classes per grade for students who shall gain entry through academic merit rather than through an admissions examination; authorizes automatic admission to a gifted and talented program in intermediate sixth through eighth grade for those students in elementary grades kindergarten through fifth grade who are currently enrolled in such program; makes related provisions.
2023-A2162 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2162 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 23, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. COLTON, AUBRY, DINOWITZ, REYES, THIELE, SAYEGH, COOK, DeSTEFANO, BRAUNSTEIN, HEVESI, HYNDMAN, CRUZ, D. ROSENTHAL, RIVERA, DARLING, WEPRIN, WILLIAMS, McDONOUGH, DAVILA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York city department of education to create more gifted and talented programs and classes THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-974.1 to read as follows: § 21-974.1 GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS AND CLASSES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE, REGULATION OR LOCAL LAW TO THE CONTRA- RY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DIRECT: A. ALL SCHOOLS WITH ELEMENTARY KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTH GRADE WITH FOUR OR MORE CLASSES PER GRADE SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE CLASS PER GRADE FOR TOP PERFORMING STUDENTS WHO GAIN ENTRY THROUGH ACADEMIC MERIT RATHER THAN THROUGH AN ADMISSIONS EXAMINATION. ALL SCHOOLS WITH INTERMEDIATE SIXTH THROUGH EIGHTH GRADE WITH FOUR OR MORE CLASSES PER GRADE SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE CLASS PER GRADE FOR TOP PERFORMING STUDENTS WHO GAIN ENTRY THROUGH ACADEMIC MERIT RATHER THAN THROUGH AN ADMISSIONS EXAMINA- TION. B. ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE DISTRICT GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTH GRADE WITH ADMISSIONS BASED ON AN OBJECTIVE EXAMINATION. ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE DISTRICT GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM FOR INTERMEDIATE SIXTH THROUGH EIGHTH GRADE WITH ADMISSIONS BASED ON AN EXAMINATION THAT USES A COMPETITIVE AND OBJECTIVE MEASURE OF SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY STUDENT IN A GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTH GRADE PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04178-01-3 A. 2162 2
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